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Going - Hurdle: yielding, soft in places. Chase: Soft, yielding in places. Fine

Jackpot Pool - €549.09 Winning Units - 1 Dividend - €384.30. Placepot Pool - €21,625.92 Winning Units - 499.71 Dividend - €30.20.

1st
silks
Leap Dearg (IRE) 10, b g 11-2 (Mrs Sarah Nash)
(4:49.1 10.17 secs slower on today's going ) Rated 113(+5 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Wee Red Roo (IRE)(Supreme Leader)
Breeder - Mrs Mary T Hayes

(Morning price: 13/2 6/1)
(Ring price: 8/1 7/1) SP 7/1

Tote Win €8.10 Place €2.10
loading past form
waited with, 9th after 5th, progress 7th, on terms 4 out, led final furlong, stayed on well
2nd
1.25L
silks
Bilbo Bagins (IRE) 9, b g 11-10 (Anthony F McLoughlin)
(4:49.4) Rated 114(+2 after this run)
Golan (IRE) - Squaw Valley (IRE)(Saddlers' Hall (IRE))
Breeder - P Gavin

(Morning price: 8/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1) SP 10/1

Place €3.20
loading past form
held up, 10th after 5th, slight mistake 8th, progress and not fluent 2 out, soon chased leaders, kept on well closing stages, not reach winner
3rd
nk
silks
Grey Mountain Mist (IRE) 11, gr g 10-4 (Sliabh Bawn Racing Syndicate)
(4:49.4) ts+cp+ Rated 101(+1 after this run)
Morozov (USA) - Cracking Kate (IRE)(Roselier (FR))
Breeder - Andrew Pierce

(Morning price: 12/1)
(Ring price: 11/1 10/1) SP 10/1

Place €3.00
loading past form
led and disputed, headed final furlong, no extra and kept on same pace closing stages
4th
4.25L
silks
Bellgrove (IRE) 10, b g 10-13 (E M Sinnott)
(4:50.3) Rated 103
Gold Well (GB) - Less Hassle (IRE)(Strong Gale)
Breeder - Tim Nolan Jnr

(Morning price: 11/1 10/1 8/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
mid-division early, 6th after 5th, closed and slight mistake 2 out, kept on same pace from before straight
5th
13L
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Flynsini (IRE) 10, b g 11-6 (E M Sinnott)
(4:52.9) Rated 110
Dr Massini (IRE) - Flynn's Girl (IRE)(Mandalus)
Breeder - Mrs Maureen Gill

(Morning price: 11/1 12/1 10/1 12/1)
SP 12/1

loading past form
soon tracked leaders, 3rd after 5th, lost position before 2 out, no extra and kept on same pace from last
6th
2.75L
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Well Joey (IRE) 7, b g 9-13 (Ten For The Craic Syndicate)
(4:53.4) Rated 92(-2 after this run)
Kayf Tara (GB) - Penny Queen (GB)(Nayef (USA))
Breeder - The Bordeaux Bandits

(Morning price: 8/1 10/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1 10/1 9/1 8/1) SP 8/1

loading past form
tracked leaders, slow jump 3rd, 5th after 5th, not fluent 7th, closed up when not fluent 2 out, no extra from before straight
7th
15L
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Dundrum Lad (IRE) 8, b g 11-8 (John P McManus)
(4:56.5) Rated 112(-1 after this run)
Westerner (GB) - Oscars Princess (IRE)(Oscar (IRE))
Breeder - Brittas House Stud

(Morning price: 6/1 7/1 6/1 5/1)
(Ring price: 7/1 8/1 7/1 11/2) SP 11/2

loading past form
mid-division, slight mistake 1st, 8th after 5th, not fluent 8th, no extra from before last
8th
2.5L
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Burning Issues (IRE) 11, b g 9-6 (Kings Horses Syndicate)
(4:57.0) cp5 Rated 89(-3 after this run)
Gold Well (GB) - Jillie James(The Parson)
Breeder - Noel James

(Morning price: 22/1 20/1 25/1)
SP 20/1

loading past form
inclined to jump left, soon close up and disputed lead at stages, 3rd and not fluent 3 out, no extra next
9th
7L
silks
The Trigger (IRE) 9, ch g 11-1 (Ronan M P McNally)
(4:58.5) ts6 Rated 105(-1 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Ardrom (GB)(Ardross)
Breeder - Nightingale Bloodstock

(Morning price: 15/2 10/1 9/1 8/1)
(Ring price: 9/1 10/1 11/1 12/1) SP 12/1

loading past form
held up, soon in rear, no impression approaching 2 out
10th
2.75L
silks
Rolling Revenge (IRE) 9, b g 10-13 (Chiat Kwong Ching)
(4:59.0) ts+hd+sr Rated 103(-1 after this run)
Beneficial (GB) - Back To Favour (IRE)(Bob Back (USA))
Breeder - Liam McGovern

(Morning price: 10/3 3/1)
(Ring price: 9/2 4/1 7/2 4/1 7/2) SP 7/2fav

loading past form
mid-division early, raced towards outer, 7th after 5th where mistake, closed from before 2 out, soon no extra
11th
22L
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Fruits Of Glory (IRE) 9, b g 11-1 (Edward Cawley)
(5:03.5) ts+hd+ Rated 105(-1 after this run)
Fruits of Love (USA) - Gaye Chimes (IRE)(Un Desperado (FR))
Breeder - Ms Cecily Purcell

(Morning price: 14/1)
(Ring price: 10/1 9/1) SP 9/1

loading past form
held up, raced towards outer and soon towards rear, not fluent 7th, some headway when not fluent 3 out, no extra from next, soon weakened
12th
93L
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Cable (GB) 6, b g 11-5 (John J McGrath)
(5:22.1) sr Rated 112(-1 after this run)
Champs Elysees (GB) - Talkative (GB)(Oasis Dream (GB))
Breeder - Millsec Limited

SP 20/1

loading past form
prominent, slow jump 4th, 4th after 5th, lost position 7th, under pressure 8th and towards rear 4 out, soon weakened, completely tailed off
Off 3.15
Time 4m. 49.10 secs, which is 10.17 secs slower than the course average on today's going
Tote Exacta- €43.80
Tote Trifecta- €378.10
CSF- €79.24
Tricast- €710.17.


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2015 Battling Boru 9 11-3 D E Mullins 7/1 (Anthony Mullins)
2014 Valours Minion 11 9-10 M A Enright 9/2 (V T O'Brien)
2013 Georgie 8 9-13 D E Mullins 10/3 (M O Cullinane)

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